I have PCOS, should I avoid carbs completely?

Updated 29 January 2015 under Ask Us.

Good question! Avoiding carbs (officially called “carbohydrates”) all together isn’t a great idea. Carbs provide our body with energy and they are the only fuel used by the brain.  However, […]

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I have PCOS and I’m thinking of following a no-carb diet for a month. Can I eat brown rice, pasta, and bread on this diet?

Updated 23 December 2014 under Ask Us.

Avoiding carbs (carbohydrates) all together, (even for just a month), isn’t a great idea because carbs provide your body with energy. Some people believe that eating carbs will cause weight […]

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Updated 8 May 2022 under Health Guides.

Fiber is a type of carbohydrate found in foods like fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, and nuts. Since fiber gets digested in a different way than other carbohydrates, it helps you […]

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Updated 25 April 2023 under Health Guides.

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal (digestive) disorder in the U.S. According to research studies, nearly 22-35.5% of adolescents have symptoms of IBS. What is Irritable Bowel […]

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Updated 3 August 2023 under Health Guides.

Teens usually don’t talk about their bathroom habits with their friends but if they did, they would find out that most people have trouble having a bowel movement or BM […]

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Updated 27 March 2023 under Health Guides.

Foods such as beans, lentils, chickpeas, and peas are known as legumes.  They are edible seeds grown in pods. Legumes are good sources of protein and fiber, and are used in many different cuisines. […]

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Begin with Breakfast

Updated 11 January 2023 under Health Guides.

Even though it can be hard to make time for breakfast when you’re rushing to school in the morning, there are many benefits to eating a healthy breakfast. Eating breakfast […]

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Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Updated 10 April 2023 under Health Guides.

Dark green leafy vegetables are good sources of many vitamins (such as vitamins A, C, and K and folate) and minerals (such as iron and calcium). They’re also great sources of fiber. Research […]

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What can I do about feeling hungry all the time?

Updated 21 November 2013 under Ask Us.

These days I’ve been so hungry and I never seem to be full so I keep eating. What do you suggest I do to get full and not be so […]

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